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Eternity Band History An eternity band is a type of ring that features diamonds or gemstones all around its entire band, attracting attention at every angle. Eternity bands have always symbolized everlasting love and are often gifted to a loved one on special occasions and other important milestones. When buying an eternity band, there are some aspects to consider. Eternity bands are primarily available in gold and platinum, the two most precious of metals. Besides choosing the type and color of metal for the ring, the other things to consider will be the shape and color of the stones and the setting style.   Choosing the Stones...

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Which Diamond Shape Suits You? When it comes to diamonds, most people tend to use the word "shape" and "cut" as one in the same. Did you know that there is actually a very big difference?  Diamond Shape refers to the outline and appearance of the diamond (oval, pear, round, etc.) Diamond Cut refers to a diamond's arrangement of facets and it's ability to reflect light. A shape can be faceted in a variety of ways, or cutting styles. The most common facet arrangement, known as the brilliant cut, is applied to many shapes. It consists of 58 facets (if a culet facet is included) or...

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June's Birthstone: Pearl "All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster's autobiography."-Federico Fellini   The pearl is the traditional birthstone for the month of June. The pearl is not only the birthstone for June but it is the gem given as a gift on the third and thirtieth anniversaries. Pearls have been long known as the "Queen of Gems". They have been treasured for thousands of years and have been considered a symbol of status and wealth. Many royals throughout history have worn pearls in their jewelry. A natural pearl necklace was a treasure of almost incomparable value and in fact the most expensive jewelry in...

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What to Consider When Buying a Tennis Bracelet in Boca Raton, FL Tennis bracelets, also called inline bracelets, are composed of an endless circle of diamonds or other stones. It is one of the most popular types of fine jewelry. It was only in 1987 that the name "tennis bracelet" became a common term. This is because the famous professional tennis player Chris Evert lost her diamond bracelet during a match. She said "I dropped my tennis bracelet" when she noticed it was missing and asked the officials to stop her match until it could be found. This drew a lot of attention to the...

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May Birthstone: Emerald "The emerald condenses the green of the meadows and certain aspects of the ocean." - Charles Blanc   May's birthstone, the emerald, is the gem of spring and it's known for its vivid green color. The word “emerald” comes from the word smaragdos, which is ancient Greek for a green gem. Besides the emerald being May's birthstone, it's the gemstone given for the 20th and 35th wedding anniversaries. It is believed to symbolize loyalty, new beginnings, and peace, making the emerald a meaningful gift to be treasured. Like aquamarine, emerald is from the beryl family of minerals. It is also ranked a...

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